This larger Buchanan Clan Crest pendant by Scot Jewelry bears the motto 'CLARIOR HINC HONOS' (Hence the brighter honour).
There are many spelling variations for the Clan Buchanan surname. Included are families (known as Septs) with different surnames from the original Clan name. Throughout the centuries, surnames have continued to `develop', often leading to astonishing variants of the original Buchanan spelling.
The Buchanan Clan Crest, which all members are entitled to wear when the crest badge is encircled by a belt and buckle, is from the crest on the top of the Clan Buchanan Chief’s Coat of Arms. The Buchanan clan is considered an armigerous clan, as it does not have a current chief recognized by the Court of the Lord Lyon. The wearing of your Clan Armstrong crest badge is a way of connecting with your Clan association and your Scottish Family Ancestry.